Timothy Ryan, Ph.D.

Timothy Ryan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Biochemistry in Anesthesiology Tri-Institutional Professor
(646) 962-2786

The Ryan laboratory develops and applies quantitative methods to understand the molecular underpinnings of synapse function with a particular emphasis on the control of neurotransmitter release and the recycling of synaptic vesicles. The lab discovered that nerve terminals represent one of the critical loci of metabolic vulnerability in the brain which has led them to explore questions of how fuel availability and combustion is regulated to support synapse function.

Lab Members

Kirsten Bredvik

Graduate Student

Daniel Cook


Giulia Dalaty

Research Technician

Alexandros Kokotos

Postdoctoral Associate

Zhanat Koshenov

Postdoctoral Associate

Mukesh Kumar

Postdoctoral Associate

Maria Camila Pulido-Puentes

Research Associate

Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Biochemistry 1300 York Avenue,
Box #63 Room A-108
New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-2759